Publisher description for Diseases.

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This handy reference provides the latest information on over 350 key disease processes in a comprehensive and concise way. Arranged alphabetically, each disease and disorder topic entry coverage includes description, statistics and prognosis, causes, risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, both medical and surgical treatments, special considerations, and more. Summary charts provide organized information for a quick review on dozens of additional disorders. Illustrations clarify pathophysiology, provide disease management, and more. Contains graphic features, lists and appendices that highlight valuable information, providing easy access for all health care professionals.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Disease -- Handbooks.
Therapeutics -- Handbooks.